Emily Armstrong

patent attorney


Emily joined Dehns in 2015 following the completion of her DPhil in Organic Chemistry at the University of Oxford. During her DPhil she developed new methodology for the synthesis of tricyclic fused ring systems. Prior to that, she completed an MSci in Chemistry with Industrial Experience at the University of Bristol. She spent a year in industry working on drug development at GlaxoSmithKline and her Master’s year project was spent researching the carbohydrate-carbohydrate interactions of the tetrasaccharide, ‘Lewis X’. Emily become a Chartered Patent Attorney in 2019.


Type of clients and client work

Emily works with a wide variety of clients, ranging from SMEs to large multinational companies. She has experience handling large patent portfolios with applications in a wide range of territories worldwide.



She works on a wide variety of chemical subject-matter, including pharmaceuticals, plastics and polymers, inks and printing systems, food additives, and catalysis.


Qualifications and Memberships

  • Chartered Patent Attorney
    European Patent Attorney
  • Intellectual Property Law Post-Graduate Certificate, 2016
  • Student Member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys


Higher Education

DPhil, Organic Chemistry, University of Oxford, 2015

MSci (Hons), 1st Class, Chemistry with Industrial Experience, University of Bristol, 2011

Emily’s DPhil was awarded in 2015 for my research into developing methodology for the synthesis of tricyclic fused ring systems.

Contact details

Willow Court
West Way
United Kingdom

+44 (0)1865 305 100 +44 (0)20 7353 8895